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Sam Thompson, Associate

Sam advises on matters of cross border taxation and international estate planning.

Sam Thompson, Associate

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Sam focuses on advising individuals and their families on international tax, succession and estate planning issues. Much of his work has an international element and involves structuring multi-jurisdictional estates and advising on the creation and operation of asset-holding structures. Prior to his legal career, he worked in management consulting for a leading global consultancy firm. He worked with a number of FTSE and Dow listed companies all over Europe, principally advising in IT transformation and business strategy.

Sam is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Established high value cross border trust structures with interested persons based across a range of jurisdictions (including the UK, US and Switzerland).
  • Advised on US/UK tax implications for beneficiaries of US and UK trusts resident in the UK and Switzerland, and advising US persons resident in the UK on tax efficient estate planning.
  • Advised on global succession issues (including probates) and procedure concerning ultra-high net worth international estates.